Day 1 | Saturday, July 10th: Country of origin / Brazil ( - / - / - )
Departure from USA and Canada to Rio de Janeiro.
Day 2 | Sunday, July 11th: Rio de Janeiro ( - / - / D )
Arrival at the airport, immigration and customs.
Welcome to Rio de Janeiro!
Upon your arrival, your English-speaking guide from DNIPRÓ GOLD will be waiting for you, and then you’ll be transferred the Hotel (3*) by bus to Copacabana Beach.
Enjoy your day at the famous Copacabana. The guide will give you all information about the city, exchange, shopping, and optional tours.
At night, Welcome Dinner at a Churrascaria, to try a Brazilian Barbecue.
Day 3 | Monday, July 12th: Rio de Janeiro ( B / - / - )
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to visit the Christ the Redeemer, a colossal statue of Jesus Christ at Mount Corcovado, one of Seven Wonders of the Modern World, that compounds the beautiful landscape of Rio de Janeiro. After that, we’ll visit the famous Sugar Loaf peak, one of the most beautiful attractions in Rio de Janeiro. Return to the hotel and free time to enjoy a true “carioca” life.
Day 4 | Tuesday, July 13th: Rio de Janeiro ( B / - / - )
After breakfast, panoramic tour at Barra da Tijuca, a neighborhood that leads a fantastic lifestyle. You’ll see the most famous spots in Rio.
Return to the hotel and free afternoon and night.
Day 5 | Wednesday, July 14th: Rio de Janeiro / Curitiba ( B / - / D )
Breakfast, check-out and departure to the airport. Domestic flight to Curitiba. The English-speaking guide will be waiting at the airport. Transfer to the Hotel (4*). After check-in and accommodation, take a free time to rest. In the evening, transfer to a typical Colonial Café to taste cakes, soups, snacks, sweet and salted pies. With a variety of drinks and food, you will have a unique experience of a traditional Brazilian Café!
Day 6 | Thursday, July 15th: Curitiba / Morretes / Curitiba ( B / L / D )
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the Train Station. Departure by train to Morretes (4h ride), with breathtaking landscapes. Arriving in the city, tour through its beautiful and historic streets. Lunch at a restaurant by the river. Free time to enjoy the city and shop souvenirs. Return by bus to Curitiba. At night, Welcome Dinner at the Ukrainian Cathedral, with the local community and all the Folk Groups invited to the Festival.
Day 7 | Friday, July 16th: Curitiba ( B / L / D )
After breakfast at the hotel, departure to a City Tour with an English-speaking local guide, including the beautiful Ukrainian Memorial, the Civic Center and the famous Wire Opera. After lunch on a place to be informed, visit to the Ukrainian Community at Marcelino (small village near Curitiba, with a beautiful Ukrainian Church). At night, transfer to Barvinok Ukrainian Club, with workshops of Brazilian Dances (Lambada, Forró, Samba etc) and classes of Caipirinha Drink. Dinner with the community.
Day 8 | Saturday, July 17th: Curitiba – UKRAINIAN DAY FOLK FESTIVAL ( B / - / D )
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we will have the Ukrainian Day festivities! Transfer to Oscar Niemeyer Museum aka “Eye Museum”. An amazing experience at the Folk Festival, with a lot of music, dance, food and culture. Enjoy it! Free time at the Festival. In the evening, return to the hotel. At night, transfer to the Ukrainian Club, for Zabava and dinner with the community.
Transfer to the hotel.
Day 9 | Sunday, July 18th: Curitiba – UKRAINIAN DAY FOLK FESTIVAL ( B / - / D )
Breakfast and Church services in the morning. Still in the morning, we’ll visit the "Old Market”, an open air market with a lot of craft and souvenirs. Free time for shopping. Then, transfer to the Second day of the Festival. You will see Dances, Choirs, Food, Souvenirs, and diversities of attractions at the Festival.
Free time. Return to the hotel and dinner.
Day 10 | Monday, July 19th: Curitiba / Antonio Olinto / Dorizon ( B / L / D )
After breakfast and check-out of the hotel, departure by bus to Dorizon (219 km). Stop on the way at Antonio Olinto, the Ukrainian Sanctuary in Brazil. Visit to the Church “Nossa Senhora dos Corais” and lunch with the local community. Continuation of the trip heading to Dorizon. Accommodation at a Thermas Hotel. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 11 | Tuesday, July 20th: Dorizon / Mallet (Serra do Tigre) / Dorizon ( B / L / D )
After breakfast, the group will visit “Serra do Tigre”, the first Ukrainian Church in Brazil. Lunch with the local community. After lunch, visits in Mallet and Dorizon, ending the tour with Church Services in Dorizon. Transfer back to the hotel and dinner.
Day 12 | Wednesday, July 21th: Dorizon / Irati / Prudentopolis ( B / L / D )
After breakfast, check-out and departure by bus to Prudentopolis (118 km). On the way, the group will visit the Ukranian Church in Irati and then, have lunch with the local community. Visits to the Statue of Holy Mother, one of the biggest in Brazil. Continuation to Prundetopolis. Check-in at the hotel and free time to rest. In the evening, transfer to the Ukrainian Catholic Church, and Church Services. Dinner with the community. Return to the hotel.
Day 13 | Thursday, July 22nd: Prudentopolis / Ukrainian Villages / Prudentopolis ( B / L / D )
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to visit two Ukrainian Villages (Barra Vermelha and Barra Bonita) in the region. After stop for pictures at “Salto São José”, a beautiful waterfall, we’ll have a lunch prepared by the locals. During this day, you’ll interact with the Ukrainians in a very special place near to the famous Waterfalls in Prudentópolis. For more than 130 years, Ukrainians brought their traditions to this very beautiful region.
Return to Prudentópolis, visit at the Museum of the Ukrainian Sisters. At night, dinner with the community.
Return to the hotel.
Day 14 | Friday, July 23rd (Friday): Prudentopolis / Iguassu Falls ( B / L / D )
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Departure to Iguassu Falls (6 hours). Lunch on the way on a place to be informed.
Accommodation at the hotel (4*). Free time to enjoy the hotel facilities.
At night, dinner at the hotel.
Day 15 | Saturday, July 24th: Iguassu Falls ( B / L / D )
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we’ll start the tour visiting the Bird Park with lots of species of bird from the Brazilian Fauna. We will continue the visit at the National Park with the spectacular views of the falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the Nature. Lunch at the Porto Canoas Restaurant just in front of the Devils Throat.
Optional: Tour at Macuco Safari Boat Tour.
In the afternoon, return to the hotel. Farewell dinner and Folk Show at the Rafain Restaurant.
Day 16 | Sunday, July 25th: Iguassu Falls / Country of origin ( B / - / - )
Breakfast and check-out of the hotel. Transfer to the airport. Flight back home.
End or our services. Have a nice and safe trip back!
End or our services. Have a nice and safe trip back!
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM:
· DNIPRÓ GOLD English-speaking Tour Conductor from beginning to end;
· Accommodations as follows:
· 03 nights in a 4* Hotel in Rio de Janeiro;
· 05 nights in a 3* Hotel in Curitiba;
· 02 nights in a 3* Hotel in Dorizon;
· 02 nights in a 3* Hotel in Prudentopolis;
· 02 nights in a 4* Hotel in Iguassu Falls;
· Meals as follows:
· 14 breakfasts at the hotels;
· 08 lunches;
· 12 dinners;
· City Tour with tickets and English-speaking guide as follows:
· Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba;
· Transfers with English-speaking guide as mentioned;
· Visits as mentioned.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM:
· International Air Tickets to and from Brazil;
· Domestic Air tickets Rio de Janeiro/Curitiba and Iguassu Falls/Rio or São Paulo for departure;
· Visas for Brazil (if required);
· Tours and transfers not mentioned as included;
· Beverages (at the meals included in the program);
· Travel Insurance;
· Other items of personal nature (not mentioned at the included program).
PRICE OF THE LAND PACKAGE:
US$ 2.224,00 American Dollars (Per person – sharing a Twin Room)
Additional for single room: US$ to be informed.
BOOKING, PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION:
BOOKING: at the time of booking you must be in possession of original passport(s) valid for travel. You are urged to read complete details of the tour, itinerary, price inclusions, exclusions, terms and conditions before filling and signing our Booking Form. On payment of the non-refundable interest free booking amount you will be issued an official receipt from us.
PAYMENT: your invoice will mention the due date for payment of the balance tour cost including the foreign exchange component of the tour. Your travel documents can be released only after receipt of full and final payment including the foreign exchange component of the tour cost. Delay in adhering to the final date advised to you for full payment would result in the cancellation of your seat on the Tour and levy of Cancellation Charges. Hence the balance payment has to reach us as per the schedule mentioned in your Invoice or at least 45 days prior to departure of your tour whichever is earlier.
CANCELLATION: as we book services in advance and are bound to honor the payment commitments to service providers, cancellation of services earmarked for a particular departure results in losing money depending upon the time of communication of cancellation to the supplier.
If you want to cancel your tour booking for any reason, you must intimate in writing citing reason for it. In case of cancellation, the following charges would apply:
· Non-refundable deposit: 15% of the total amount will be charged;
· More than 120 days before the scheduled date of arrival: 20% of the total amount will be charged;
· 119 – 96 days before the scheduled date of arrival: 60% of the total amount will be charged;
· 95 – 46 days before the scheduled date of arrival: 80% of the total amount will be charged;
· 45 – 0 days before the scheduled date of arrival: 100% of the total amount will be charged;
· Non show: 100% of the total amount will be charged.
“Де б ми не жили, гордимося, що ми є українцями!”